Cast Out of Heaven - Home’21 International Photography Prize Winner | LensCulture

Home’21 International Photography Prize Winner

In addition to the huge population moving from Tehran, people from all over Iran are migrating to these new towns. These new developments are notorious for social pathologies, like high rates of suicide among pupils and drug abuse. The residents talk about how a town’s population has doubled over the past six months, reaching 200,000. Yet, the town can hardly provide educational, social and health care services for 10,000. Here is the land of those cast out of their heaven — the metropolitan Tehran. And they all share is the bitterness of the fall. – Hashem Shakeri

The Boston Press Photographers Association's 'Historic' Photos of 2020

The images look back on a challenging year as captured by press photographers.

On May 24 2021, the BBPA, which is the oldest press and television photographers association in the United States, debuted its first outdoor exhibition in the organization’s 95-year history, produced in collaboration with Photoville, a New York-based non-profit organization that works to promote a wider understanding and increased access to the art of photography for all.
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An elderly couple in Spain kissed through plastic film because of COVID-19. An AP photographer just won a Pulitzer for photographing the moment. - Poynter

Associated Press photographer Emilio Morenatti won the 2021 prize in Feature Photography for his yearlong work in Spain photographing the elderly.

Emilio Morenatti began photographing the elderly in Spain during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when it was decimating communities throughout Europe, and provided a glimpse into what was happening to the most vulnerable populations internationally for the remainder of the year.

Film Photo Award Finalists and Standouts - LENSCRATCH

Once again, the applicants and proposals submitted to the Spring 2021 Film Photo Award were nothing short of awe-inspiring.  Every single proposal was thoughtful, nuanced, deeply felt and delivered, making the jurying exceedingly difficult.  This notable

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Winners of the 2021 World Press Photo Contest

Some of the winning entries in this year’s annual photo competition

The winning entries of the annual World Press Photo Contest ​have just been announced. This year, according to organizers, 74,470 images were submitted for judging, made by 4,315 photographers from 130 different countries. Winners in eight categories were announced, including Contemporary Issues, Environment, General News, Long-Term Projects, Nature, Portraits, Sports, and Spot News. World Press Photo has once more been kind enough to allow me to share some of this year’s winning photos here with you.
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World Press Photo: the Shocking Images of 2020

The results of the 64th edition of World Press Photo were announced on April 15. Six nominees were in the running for the prestigious and coveted world photo of the year. The World Press Photo of the Year was awarded to Mads Nissen for his photograph of a

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An Emotional Embrace in Brazil Wins World Press Photo of the Year

The best images captured by international photojournalists.

The World Press Photo of the Year is designed to honor a photographer whose visual creativity and skills combined to create a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in a given year. This year, there is likely no larger story than the COVID-19 pandemic, and a photo by Mads Nissen — a photographer from Denmark — titled The First Embrace took top honors. His photo was also the winner of the “General News” category.

Finalists of World Press Photo of the Year 2021 are Truly Incredible

Photojournalism at its finest.

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the nominees for its 2021 contest featuring 45 photographers from 28 countries. Though all the work is incredibly impressive, six of the moving photos are in the running for World Press Photo of the Year.
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Foam Paul Huf Award 2021 for young photography talent goes to John Edmonds

The Brooklyn-based photographer won the prestigious prize, €20,000 and a solo show at the Amsterdam gallery for his “clarity of vision” portraying the African-American perspective.

The Foam jury says in a statement that Edmonds’ work impressed them for its “very articulate, distinctive style and clarity of vision,” that was “seemingly simple but in essence culturally complex”. They add that his work “stems from a deep understanding of the medium of photography and taps into its modernist history”.

Leica Unveils Women Foto Project Award Winners

Leica has announced the winners of its Women Foto Project Award, part of its campaign to amplify diverse voices in photography.

The three award winners this year are Matika Wilbur, Karen Zusman and Anna Boyiazis and were selected by a diverse panel of judges ranging from award-winning photojournalists to renowned contributors to the world of photography:

Announcing the Winners of the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards - Feature Shoot

After reviewing hundreds of outstanding submissions, we’re delighted to announce the thirteen winners of the 6th Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards. This year’s jury selected ten photographers to exhibit…

The ten photographers chosen to show in East London are Antonio Faccilongo, Rashod Taylor, Mirja Maria Thiel, Ursula Ferrara, Shaun Pierson, Donavon Smallwood, Manon Ouimet, Sergey Pesterev, Alison Luntz, and Renata Dutrée. Together, they span genres and continents, telling stories from the United States, the United Kingdom, Palestine, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, and beyond.

Blind – The DRC Through the Eyes of Congolese Photographers

Prompted partly by the health crisis, the Carmignac Photojournalism Award has transformed this year into a collaborative project that explores the notion of representation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and spotlights local journalism.
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The 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch

Profiles and photo galleries featuring The 30, a group of emerging photographers nominated by an international list of photography experts.

Established in 1999, The 30 is recognized throughout the professional photography industry as a “go-to outlet to discover up-and-coming photographers” (TIME, 2015), and as a platform that helps emerging photographers grow their careers. Each year, The 30 are selected through a nomination and jurying process that includes the input of established photographers, photography editors, art directors, curators and other photography industry leaders. The 30 was created by the editorial staff of Photo District News magazine.
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